originally BCC Trinec (CS/Prague)
L: 199.1m x B: 24.5m, draught: 11m; 20596 BRT, 33230 DWT, 12000hp Sulzer main engine, 14.5kn.
Built in 1975 in Szczecin/PL (type B447/III, #23) for Czechoslovak Ocean Shipping (Ceskoslovenska namorni plavba, COS/CNP, Prague, CS).
Sister ship Bratislava.
Served COS for 23 years, the most in the fleet.
Trinec sailed mainly to Brazil and Venezuela, loading ores and discharging in Europe. Some trips to Latin America were laden (coal, chemicals..).
At the beggining, the ores were carried in four holds only, resting were used as gyms (tennis courts, football ground).
Milionth ton carried in 1979, from Hamburg/DE and Antwerpen/BE to Santos/BR (chemicals), shortest trip took 11 days, Oxelosund/SE – Dunkerque/FR (iron ore),
the longest trip took 81days: in 1982 with wheat from Szczecin/PL to Santiago de Cuba& Havana/CU and then to Three Rivers/UK.
In 1996 sold to COS Venus of Malta, traded as Trinec (MT/Valetta),
in 1998 sold to Marcor Stevedoring (NL) and since 1999 serves as floating base in Waalhaven, Rotterdam/NL as Marcor Bulk 1 (no longer sea-going).